Pádraig Harrington insists that temperamental Thomas Bjorn will not be a liability as Ryder Cup captain and conceded that his own captaincy ambitions will have to be reviewed if he’s not to miss the boat in 2020 or 2022.
Wed, 07 Dec, 2016
Golf star Rory McIlroy has secured close to €1 million for three children’s charities on the back of the Irish Open tournament.
Wed, 17 Aug, 2016
reports on a volunteer programme that aims to ease the boredom and uncertainty experienced by children in hospital.
Tue, 31 May, 2016
The head of a charity that provides nursing care and support for children with severe neurological development issues has praised golf star Rory McIlroy for donating his Irish Open prize money to the cause.
Tue, 24 May, 2016
The lights are up, the cameras are ready, and the action is waiting to burst onto the streets.
Fri, 14 Aug, 2015
Did anyone notice this little girl eating a flower in this week’s Lidl catalogue?
Mon, 27 Apr, 2015
Rugby legend Ronan O’Gara will be honoured with a glittering testimonial dinner at Cork City Hall on Oct 24.
Sat, 20 Jul, 2013
Gardaí have praised UCC students for their behaviour during Rag Week as the focus swings back to fundraising for charity.
Thu, 14 Feb, 2013
Revival is the central theme to the weekend events in both rallying and racing.
Fri, 20 Jul, 2012
Ireland has set the world record at 583 for the biggest gathering of Christmas jumper-wearers today.
Sun, 04 Dec, 2011
SOME of the country’s largest firms continued to show their charitable side this Christmas, despite the economic downturn.
Mon, 04 Jan, 2010
GLANBIA, the global food group, and its Irish consumer foods business, under the Avonmore brand, announced yesterday it is committed to raising €2 million between now and 2011 for Barretstown, the therapeutic recreation camp for children with cancer and other serious illnesses.
Tue, 24 Jun, 2008
HOLLYWOOD film star and philanthropist Paul Newman last night accepted a donation of $1 million (€738,000) to be spent on Irish children with cancer.
Fri, 04 May, 2007
DANUTA GRAY, chief executive of O2 Ireland, has been appointed as chairperson to the board of children’s charity Barretstown.
Wed, 22 Nov, 2006
DECLAN MOLLOY and Catriona Clancy once shared a hospital room together as cancer patients.
Mon, 16 Jan, 2006
A 'Serious Fun Day' of fundraising is being launched by children's charity Barretstown in Dublin today.
Sun, 15 Jan, 2006
MOVIE fans can help seriously ill children simply by renting their favourite films.
Fri, 26 Mar, 2004